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English translation: ethereal

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17:12 Nov 2, 2008
German to English translations [PRO]
Poetry & Literature
German term or phrase: Feinstoff
Und so haben die schlechten Gedanken und Gefühle der Menschen in Millionen von Jahren auch feinstofflich finstere Gesellen erschaffen,

I can find "feststoff" but not "feinstoff".
Many thanks for any help....
rebekah
English translation:ethereal
Explanation:
http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Feinstofflichkeit
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Sabine Akabayov, PhD
Israel
Local time: 01:21
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3 +2ethereal
Sabine Akabayov, PhD


  

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7 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +2
feinstofflich
ethereal


Explanation:
http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Feinstofflichkeit



    Reference: http://www.websters-online-dictionary.com/translation/German...
    Reference: http://dict.leo.org/forum/viewUnsolvedquery.php?idThread=162...
Sabine Akabayov, PhD
Israel
Local time: 01:21
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in category: 12
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  franglish: Not an easy one! "... created dark ethereal companions" or "... created dark/maleficent companions on the subtle plane", maybe
19 hrs

agree  Helen Shiner: though ethereal makes them sound quite nice; perhaps 'in the ether' or as franglish's excellent suggestion has it, 'on the subtle plane'.
2 days21 hrs
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